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Back in spring 2014, when Sam Smith was beginning his climb from angel-voiced Disclosure collaborator to world-conquering superstar, I worried about the direction his career might take. Noting the distinct lack of star power emanating from Smith at the time, I compared him to Rick Astley (fair) and Susan Boyle (cruel) and wrote, “He i… More »

Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

Look, we gotta observe protocol over here. Everybody knows that new Pope track is fire, but it dropped too late to be eligible for this week’s list. Sorry! We can get into that one next week. This week, though, this is what ya got. More »

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Watch Drake & Future Do WATTBA Songs Live For The First Time At ACL

Drake headlined Austin City Limits last night, surprising the crowd by bringing out Future at the end of his set. Future performed "Fuck Up Some…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 11:57 am

Drake – “Can I” (Feat. Beyoncé) (Official Version)

We don't know a ton about Drake's upcoming album Views From The 6, but one thing we do know is that he recorded a song…
Chris DeVille | October 3, 2015 - 8:59 pm

Erykah Badu – “Hotline Bling” (Drake Cover)

Drake's wistful late-night booty-call ode "Hotline Bling" has turned into a bonafide sleeper hit. Disclosure and Sam Smith have already covered the song, and now…
Peter Helman | October 1, 2015 - 8:52 pm

Here’s Salman Rushdie Reciting Drake Lyrics

Look: It's a slow news afternoon, the entire East Coast is about to go into rain-induced hibernation, and you probably don't have anything better to…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2015 - 2:54 pm

The Week In Pop: Please Welcome To The Stage Taylor Swift And Father John Misty

A brief timeline of the past week inside the bizarre media Bermuda Triangle that is Taylor Swift, Ryan Adams, and Father John Misty:…
Chris DeVille | September 24, 2015 - 5:42 pm

Diddy, Jay Z, Drake Surpass Dr. Dre On Forbes’ Highest Paid Hip-Hop Acts List

Congratulations, Diddy! You are officially the highest-paid rapper in the world. Forbes published their list of the highest paid hip-hop acts in 2015 today, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 22, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Watch Braids, Alvvays, Viet Cong Perform, Toronto Symphony Cover Drake At Polaris Music Prize Gala

Last night was Canada's prestigious Polaris Music Prize awards. The official honor went to 74-year-old Buffy Sainte-Marie, but several other artists gave stunning performances at…
Caitlin White | September 22, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Drake Just Dropped A New Restaurant In Toronto

You’d think that Drake might want to give himself just one day off immediately after releasing What A Time To Be Alive, his surprise collaborative…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2015 - 11:23 am

Livestream The 2015 Polaris Music Prize Gala

Every year, a bunch of Canadian music nerds get together to bestow the prestigious Polaris Music Prize upon whichever album they deem to be Canada'…
Peter Helman | September 21, 2015 - 7:40 pm

Premature Evaluation: Drake & Future What A Time To Be Alive

The relationship between Future and Drake goes back about four years, to the moment when Drake rapped about passing out Valium and how only older…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2015 - 1:51 pm

Stream Drake x Future Mixtape What A Time To Be Alive

After about a week of rumors and hints, Drake and Future just dropped their highly anticipated joint mixtape What A Time To Be
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 7:11 pm

Drake x Future Mixtape What A Time To Be Alive Out Tomorrow

Rumors of an impending Drake/Future joint mixtape have been circling for about a week now, but rumors and hints are all we've gotten -- until…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2015 - 2:02 pm

The Week In Pop: The 18 Most Anticipated Pop Albums Of The Fall

We've been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music's biggest names, and it's looking like many of them will finally arrive…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 4:06 pm

Watch Sam Smith & Disclosure Cover Drake’s “Hotline Bling”

At first, Drake's airy booty-call lament "Hotline Bling" seemed like a total throwaway track, the type of thing that he'd play once on his Beat…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 10:09 am

Lil Wayne Says He’s Still A Better Rapper Than Drake: “I Annihilate That Guy”

In 2009, when Lil Wayne signed Drake to Young Money, Weezy was finishing up an incredible half-decade run during which he earned his self proclaimed…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2015 - 4:19 pm

Watch Drake & Norm Kelly Join Future At Ryerson University

For the past couple of days, the internet has been abuzz with rumors of a surprise Drake x Future mixtape that's supposedly about to drop.
Peter Helman | September 12, 2015 - 12:27 pm

The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am
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